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21 stats worth knowing from Week 9 of the college football season

 Here's a guide to all the stats you need to know after the latest wild weekend of college football. 

 As always, if we missed anything let us know @FootballScoop on Twitter or at

1. - Baylor has had at least as many (or more) 50 yard plays as Purdue, Miami (Ohio) or FIU have 20-yard plays (H/T SBNationCFB)

2. - Up until Saturday, all of Oregon's scoring drives had been under four minutes. Their four minute drive versus UCLA on Saturday was their longest touchdown drive of the season.

3. - Tulane's 14-7 win over Tulsa made the Green Wave bowl eligible for the first time in 11 years.

4. - Oklahoma has won the last 40 straight games when leading at the half.

5. - Illinois schools are a combined 2-7 against Big Ten teams, and Northern Illinois holds the only two wins for the state (Northwestern 0-4, Illinois 0-3, Northern Illinois 2-0).

6. - Pete Lembo and his Ball State team were the first program to reach the eight win mark this season (8-1 overall).

7. - Temple has kicked just one field goal this season.

8. - Wisconsin, Oregon and Northern Illinois are all averaging just under seven yards per carry. FIU is the only team in the country averaging less than two yards per carry.

9. - Five teams (East Carolina, Louisville, Boise State, Texas A&M and Ohio State) are completing more than 70 percent of their passes. Only Louisville and Texas A&M are taking converting those attempts into 10-plus yards per attempt.

10. - By my count, 21 FBS teams have currently thrown more interceptions than touchdown passes. Those teams include; Memphis (3 TDs - 6 INTs), FIU (6-7), South Florida (4-7), UMass (7-8), Miami of Ohio (7-8), Virginia (7-9), TCU (6-9), San Diego State (9-10), NC State (4-10) and Texas State (4-6), Virginia Tech (9-10), Purdue (7-10), Vanderbilt (11-12), UConn (6-12) Central Michigan (11-12), Western Kentucky (8-14), Syracuse (9-14), Hawaii ( (15-16), Southern Miss (9-16), Western Michigan (11-16), Louisiana Tech (6-8)

11. - Michigan State has yet to give up 500 yards of rushing to their 8 opponents this season (439). Saturday they allowed just 25 yards rushing to Illinois.

12. - Houston is the only team in the country to have scored in every single quarter of this season (H/T Brett McMurphy)

13. - South Carolina's win over No. 5 Missouri was the Gamecocks' first road victory over a top 5 team since winning at No. 3 North Carolina in 1981. It was also South Carolina's first overtime victory in school history. 

14. - Oklahoma State put up 58 points in a win over Iowa State while throwing for just 78 yards, its lowest passing total since 2004.

15. - Louisville leads the country in third down offense (64-of-101, 63.37 percent) and third down defense (25-of-99, 25.25 percent). However, Louisville is last in the nation in fourth down offense. The Cardinals are 0-for-1. 

16. - Six teams have not produced an offensive play of 50 yards: East Carolina, Florida International, Miami (Ohio), Michigan State, Tulsa and UCLA. 

17. - Conversely, Cincinnati, Marshall and Virginia Tech are the only teams yet to allow a play of 50 yards or longer.

18. - With an off week before their Nov. 7 meeting, Stanford is not only the lone team to beat Oregon since the beginning of last season, they're the only team to come within 17 points of beating the Ducks.

19. - Tusculum College quarterback Bo Cordell broke the NCAA Division II career passing record on Saturday with 15,049 passing yards. 

20. - Western Connecticut State running back Octavious McKoy set an NCAA-all division record with 455 rushing yards on 43 carries on Saturday. It was his third five-touchdown game of the season. Coach Loth has his team 5-2 after a 1-8 season last year. Nice work.

21. - Calvin Johnson's 14 catches for 329 yards were the second most in NFL history. Johnson alone out-gained the Dallas Cowboys by 61 yards.